Keep the quote double-spaced. Remember to add a parenthetical citation and put the work on your Works Cited page. People do not communicate out of an abstract desire to transmit information. Corresponding works cited entry: Franck, Caroline, et al. Citing multiple works by the same author If you cite more than one work by a particular author, include a shortened title for the particular work from which you are quoting to distinguish it from the others.
Put short titles of books in italics and short titles of articles in quotation marks. Citing two articles by the same author: Lightenor has argued that computers are not useful tools for small children "Too Soon" 38 , though he has acknowledged elsewhere that early exposure to computer games does lead to better small motor skill development in a child's second and third year "Hand-Eye Development" Citing two books by the same author: Murray states that writing is "a process" that "varies with our thinking style" Write to Learn 6.
Additionally, Murray argues that the purpose of writing is to "carry ideas and information from the mind of one person into the mind of another" A Writer Teaches Writing 3.
Additionally, if the author's name is not mentioned in the sentence, format your citation with the author's name followed by a comma, followed by a shortened title of the work, followed, when appropriate, by page numbers: Visual studies, because it is such a new discipline, may be "too easy" Elkins, "Visual Studies" Citing multivolume works If you cite from different volumes of a multivolume work, always include the volume number followed by a colon.
Put a space after the colon, then provide the page number s. If you only cite from one volume, provide only the page number in parentheses. Citing the Bible In your first parenthetical citation, you want to make clear which Bible you're using and underline or italicize the title , as each version varies in its translation, followed by book do not italicize or underline , chapter and verse.
For example: Ezekiel saw "what seemed to be four living creatures," each with faces of a man, a lion, an ox, and an eagle New Jerusalem Bible, Ezek. Citing indirect sources Sometimes you may have to use an indirect source. An indirect source is a source cited in another source. For such indirect quotations, use "qtd. For example: Ravitch argues that high schools are pressured to act as "social service centers, and they don't do that well" qtd. Note that, in most cases, a responsible researcher will attempt to find the original source, rather than citing an indirect source.
Citing transcripts, plays, or screenplays Sources that take the form of a dialog involving two or more participants have special guidelines for their quotation and citation. Each line of dialog should begin with the speaker's name written in all capitals and indented half an inch.
A period follows the name e. After the period, write the dialog. Each successive line after the first should receive an additional indentation.
When another person begins speaking, start a new line with that person's name indentented only half an inch.
Repeat this pattern each time the speaker changes. You can include stage directions in the quote if they appear in the original source. Conclude with a parenthetical that explains where to find the excerpt in the source. The citations are formatted in a consistent style according to whichever citation format is used. Many instructors specify which format they prefer; some leave it up to the students as long as they maintain one consistent format.
A "Bibliography" is not the same as a "Works Cited" or "References" list. In your "Works Cited" or "References" you only list items you have actually cited in your paper. Use double quotation marks for the quote itself and, where applicable, single quotation marks for quotes within the quote. You may include a question mark or exclamation mark within the quotation marks if they are part of the original text.
All other punctuation should be located after the citation. Here are a few examples of correctly cited and punctuated quotations: Poking fun at his fellow writers, Vonnegut observes that "they love to stay up all night, arguing the question, 'What is science fiction?
Though Vonnegut is fond of his colleagues, when he observes that, "they love to stay up all night, arguing the question 'What is science fiction? If you're quoting poetry, indicate line breaks with a slash, for example, "Type of the antique Rome!
.Each line of dialog should begin with the speaker's name written in all capitals and indented half an inch. The citations are formatted in a consistent style according to whichever citation format is used. Basic in-text citation rules In MLA style, referring to the works of others in your text is done by using what is known as parenthetical citation. In-text citations: Author-page style MLA format follows the author-page method of in-text citation. It understood you just as far as you wanted to be understood, believed in you as you would like to believe in yourself, and assured you that it had precisely the impression of you that, at your best, you hoped to convey. While many sources on the Internet should not be used for scholarly work reference the OWL's Evaluating Sources of Information resource , some Web sources are perfectly acceptable for research.
Author-page citation for classic and literary works with multiple editions Page numbers are always required, but additional citation information can help literary scholars, who may have a different edition of a classic work like Marx and Engels's The Communist Manifesto. This means that the author's last name and the page number s from which the quotation or paraphrase is taken must appear in the text, and a complete reference should appear on your Works Cited page. It's right under your nose. Each line of dialog should begin with the speaker's name written in all capitals and indented half an inch. Additionally, Murray argues that the purpose of writing is to "carry ideas and information from the mind of one person into the mind of another" A Writer Teaches Writing 3. Wordsworth extensively explored the role of emotion in the creative process
How you choose to introduce a quote is entirely up to you, but be sure that your introduction doesn't contribute to the quote being taken out of context. Den grab it. They communicate to achieve a result, to induce action or belief. In your "Works Cited" or "References" you only list items you have actually cited in your paper. Citing your sources allows readers of your work to easily find the sources to which you've referred. The article may be better researched, better organized and more complete, but the posting is far more transparently a work of opinion.
Be careful you don't accidentally plagiarize. Filmverlag der Autoren,
It's right under your nose. JSTOR, doi Harry said it was all right.
For such indirect quotations, use "qtd. For instance, if two or more authors have the same last name, provide both authors' first initials or even the authors' full name if different authors share initials in your citation.
Plagiarism is a serious violation of academic standards and is punishable with a failing grade, possible expulsion from the institution, and may subject you to ostracism by your peers. Yates, Jane. When creating in-text citations for electronic, film, or Internet sources, remember that your citation must reference the source in your Works Cited. Corresponding works cited entry: Franck, Caroline, et al. Print, Web, DVD and 2. Miller 12 , others note that the advantages for medical research outweigh this consideration A.
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